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of the world. the end of britain's "news of the world" newspaper, that safter 168 years the final edition is hitting the streets with mounting allegations of telephone hacking by employees, the company moved to close down operations. yet today, owner rupert murdoch expressed "total support for rebekah brooks," the embattled executive who formerly edited the paper. south sudan became the newest nation trying to become the u.n.'s 193rd member following civil wars that left an estimated 1.5 million dead. holding most of the nation's oil reserve, continued tensions in the former sudan. dignitaries at the ceremonies were colin powell and u.n. envoy susan rice. a federal judge in new york city heard arguments in a lawsuit that challenges search procedures at the u.s. border. at issue the privacy of personal electronic devices and the plaintiff is an american citizen who says he has done nothing wrong. michelle miller has more. >> i've crossed the border dozens of times. >> pascal was on a train from montreal to new york last year when his travel history raised concerns at the u.s. border. >> i
rupert murdoch in retreat. he abandoned his controversial $12 billion plan to expand into britain's lucrative satellite television business in a surrender to public outrage and political pressure. >> what has happened at this company is disgraceful, it's got to be addressed at every level and they should stop thinking about mergers when they've got to sort out the mess he created. >> reporter: prime minister cameron met with the parents of the teenage girl, milly dowler, whose cell phone lies at the heart of the scandal. she was murdered in 2002 but only last monday the public learned her phone had been hacked by murdoch's paper "news of the world" and messages were even deleted which gave milly's parents false hope that she was still alive. mark lewis is the dowler family's lawyer. >> the people could not ignore the fact and newspapers could not ignore the fact that a dad's little girl was having her phone hacked. i mean how far, how low do you have to stoop? >> reporter: it set off ten days' worth of dirty tricks allegations that murdoch papers had hacked the voice mails of fami
isn't going to buy britain's sky tv network. lawmakers of allmajorbritain's r parties demanded he withdraw the bid as anger increases over employees of his newspapers hacked into voice mailboxes of the royal, even a a dnapped girl. there is a report the paper tried to hack into the voice mail of 9/11 victims in this country. members of congress are calling for investigation. >>> well, sometimes if you want a job done right, you just have to get in there and do it yourself, and that may be why oprah winfrey has named herself chief executive and also chief creative officer of her cable network now that her own tv show has ended. ratings of the oprah winfrey network or own, have so far been pretty lackluster. >>> the final harry potter doesn't open till midnight but has already sold $32 million in tickets. could mean one of the biggest openings ever. "deathly hallows: part 2" will be costs more for tickets. >> they're giving away special harry potter 3-d glasses. >>> next on this thursday, the surge of pride for the women of the u.s. world cup team. now just one win away from another
: and finally, scrambling on high ground is britain's prime minister, under pressure to showing the extent of his relationship of his relationship with the murdochs, he was forced to release records showing 26 meetings with them or their employees since they took office. he also hosted james murdoch and rebekah brooks at his official country residence. cameron like most british politicians, courted the murdochs because the newspapers could make or break their political careers. no longer. as criminal and judicial investigations are under way, murdoch's spell is broken. dana lewis, cbs news, london. >> mitchell: it is the weekend drivers in los angeles have been dreading for weeks. what is being called carmaggedon is now under way. a stretch of the 405 freeway, one of the busiest highways in the country, is now shut for construction until monday morning. bill whitaker tells us what's happening. >> reporter: with a show of sparks and jackhammer staccato, work crews started chipping away at the 51 year old mulholland bridge early this morning. this is why the 405 freeway is closed down and wh
. zach britain's fast ball. three-run homer. 19th of the year. makes it 4-0 red sox. part on an eighth run first inning. kevin gregg, pitching ortiz. ortiz says don't do that again. bullpen clears for a minute. we play on. next pitch, ortiz pops up. gregg encourages him to run to first base. ortiz needs to be closer to hear that. what did you say, my friend? charges the mound. the two grown men appear to go at it. no punches are really thrown. like a bad sumo wrestling match. big pop and the red sox however beat the orioles 10-3. baltimore lost 10 of its last 11 games. >>> hockey news, capitals traded eric fair to the winnipeg jets in a fourth round draft pick in the 2012 nhl draft. 52 games last season, fair had ten goals and ten assists. according to a report the caps free up $2.2 million in salary for next season. >>> golf now. fairfax native steve morino two shots off the lead at the john deere classic. started the round at the back 9 this morning. tee shot from 140 yardsbeauty. couple feet, he'd knock that in for birdie. number two, 22 feet away, morino putting with precision, sho
>>> good morning. britain's prime minister facing tough questions this morning about what he knew and when he knew it when it comes to the phone-hacking scandal opinion this a day after wild hearing walk rupert murdoch grilled while his wife wendi jumped to his offense from a pie-throwing prankster live on london for the latest. >>> american airlines announces $85 billion blan to buy a praned new fleet of planbrand-new flee planes. >>> deal or no deal. new hope on those deadlock washington budget talks as a possible break through plan and even some republicans are praising. tell you what it is and what it means for your wallet "early" this wednesday morning, july 20th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome to "the early show" on wednesday, july 20th. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. >>> britain's tabloid scandal, prime minister david cameron faces questions in parliament today why he hired a former "news of the woshled" editor connected to phone hacking. our own jeff glor has made his way to london for the very latest on t
scandal in britain. grant says some years ago he was hacked as a hollywood celebrity. he then went out and hacked the hacker and learned all sorts of investigations about just how bad things are. british tabloid newspapers. when i meant grant this afternoon, hugh grant was very clear that he said he had no confidence in the newspaper a's investigation and little confidence in police and what is a full inquire in britain. >> what we need is a big public inquiry into all of the methods and the culture of tabloid press in this country. that's one thing. and people can vote very much with their wallets. they don't have to buy these praps, especially the news of the world. advertisers have to look themselves hard in the mirror and say do we want to advertise in papers like "news of the world." >> reporter: what is interesting hugh grant admits to his own arrest. he says, look. he may not be the best person to be putting forward these arguments and he is fully expecting, kyra, the tabloids to turn their force and attention on them but he says somebody has to speak up and he has now become th
with us. >> i'm chris wragge. there's been another development in britain's phone hacking scandal. a new arrest, a man said to be former editor of "news of the world" as pressure groiz on rupert murdoch to testify in london and possibly washington. new development every day. television deal with bsky b looks like it's -- >> out. >> -- a thing of the past. >>> with time going out, the president abruptly walked out of wednesday's meeting according to republicans. nancy cordes joins us live from capitol hill with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, chris. it appears that patience is wearing thin in the room where the president is meeting at the white house with eight top congressional leaders. both sides accuse the other of moving the goal posts, of failing to lead and now it appears the president has had enough. they may have been all smiles at the start of the meeting but tensions flaired after house majority leader eric cantor, republican from virginia, repeatedly proposed a series of short term extensions of the debt limit if a larger deal proved unattainable. "i
. journalists working for "news of the world," one of the biggest tabloid newspapers in britain are accused of hacking from the phone voice mails of everyone from movie stars to politicians, even the royal family. well, now the accusations stretch to alleged phone hacking of a murder victim and even the families of british troops killed in afghanistan and iraq. today that scandal brought down the paper itself. in a surprising turn, media mogul rupert murdoch owner of the paper order it had to shut down. this sunday is the last edition. this is the same rupert murdoch who owns news corp that has the "wall street journal," "new york post," the fox news channel. we're joined by richard quest in london. were you surprised that the murdochs decided, okay, close it? >> yes, in a word. i thought they might suspend editions. i thought they might try and brazen it out, but i think in the last 24 hours it became clear, we had gone from celebrity phone hacking, to murdered victim hacking, to bomb victim hacking, to soldiers and dead soldiers hacking. we've now got two investigations, public inquiries
in washington, d.c., coming up later here on "the early show." here's chris. >>> britain's phone hacking scandal reached the u.s., in washington there's word an fbi investigation is under way into whether 9/11 victims were targeted in the phone hackings. whit johnson has the story in a moment. >>> in london a top executive in rupert murdoch's news corp has resigned. cbs correspondent dana lewis in london with more. >> reporter: the murdochs appear to be in full retreat. james murdoch statements acknowledges wrongdoing. his company will take out full newspaper ads apologizing to the nation. james murdoch arrived at the london headquarters of news international silent. within hours rebekah brooks his chief executive resigned. for 22 years, rupert murdoch last week showed his public support during a phone hacking and bribery scandal of his "news of the world" she's been embroiled in as far back as 200037. >> have you paid police for information? >> i have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: parliamentarians, they indicated they won't be answering all answers but the committee
the fifth here, but there could be a subsequent criminal trial, in britain the reporting leading up to a trial has to be very careful because the idea is that you don't want to influence the jury one way or another into finding her either guilty or not guilty. therefore, the rules here are quite strict in what you can see in the leadup to a trial. the idea is the jury have an open mind. that they haven't already made their mind up as to whether she's culpable or not. now, this is an extraordinary situation, but one i can't remember happening before where someone who may be about to, you know, charged and appear in court is being separately questioned before a select committee. i don't think any of us know how they're going to play it it. i think everyone is aware that the politicians have got to be seen to at least be doing their job thoroughly, but at the same time they can't derail any chance of her standing trial if she is charged. >> dan rivers in london. thanks, dan. we'll take a close look at rupert murdoch's efforts to contain this scandal. we'll talk to howard kurtz for "the
. >>> the man at the center of britain's phone hacking scandal says he is sorry. rupert march dock's apology is set to appear tomorrow in british newspapers. it reads in part we're sorry for the serious wrong doing that occurred. murdoch msalso apologized to th murdered girl's family whose phone messages were intercepted by the news of the world reporters. and the editor of the news of the world at the time of the most serious allegations of the newspaper has resigned. ivitamin. only one a day women's 50+ advantage has ginkgo for memory and concentration, plus support for bone and breast health. a great addition to my routine. [ female announcer ] one a day women's. sir, can you hear me? just hold the bag. we need a portable x-ray, please! [ nurse ] i'm a nurse. i believe in the power of science and medicine. but i'm also human. and i believe in stacking the deck. and i count on social security. here's what i'm not... a pushover. right now, some in washington want to make a deal cutting the social security and medicare benefits we worked for. with billions in waste and loopholes, how could t
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in britain following the deadly attacks in norway. this is as it emerges. the suspect in norway opposed muslim immigration to europe. he may have pushed a manifesto online just before the attacks in which he killed 93 people. this picture from the air shows the accused gunmen on his deadly mission. police say man dressed in a policeman's uniform traveled to an island near oslo where he opened fire on young people attending a political camp. he hid and some ran the others try to swim away. >> bullets are just flying. seeing people getting hit by bullets, just running next to you, it's chaotic. >> police say the suspects ran page began earlier in downtown oslo when he's off a car bomb that damaged a number of buildings including government officers -- offices. the police are not ruling out finding a second suspect areas than it closer to home. so far no arrests and no suspects in an east they shooting that left one man dead and another critically hurt. officer say someone fired a two man in richmond. a 20-year-old died at the scene. it happened outside some businesses at about 11:00 last
in britain's phone hacking scandal. why the country's top cop is out of a job. >>> and it's a beautiful day to fly out of sfo. partly cloudy but temperatures hitting 70 as a high so definitely warmer than yesterday and hot weather continuing to see that throughout the rest of the country. today if you're landing in chicago, 94 and 40 to 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. other places similar weather, new york today only to 90 as their high but also chance of thunderstorms and showers later on this afternoon. and i'll have a full look at your bay area forecast coming right up. ,,,,,,,, [ male announcer ] brace yourself for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. a double homicide in richmond. a and woman in their >>> 5:15 on this monday morning. in the headlines, new details about a double the homicide in richmond. a man and woman in their 30s were shot and killed. they were found lying on the sidewalk last night outside an apartment complex on bissell
elected in connection with a growing hell phone hacking scandal in britain. >> and british royal couple touched down in los angeles switching to progressive could mean hundreds more in your wallet year after year. feed me! saving you money -- now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> welcome back. london police have arrested the former editor of a british tabloid at the center of a phone hacking scandal that is bringing embarrassment to the british government because he ones served as david cameron's spokesman. the paper will publish it's last edition after losing advertisers and they decided to shut it down. tabloid is accused of hacking into a murdered school girl's family as well as bribing police for information. the closure will leave the 200 people unemployed. >> i'm completely surprised. in a distant past these things had occurred. >> the tabloid highly paid editors is being moved to another location. revenue from the paper's final issue will go to charity. >>> los angeles is getting spruced up getting ready to welcome prince william and catherine. they rode on a stage co
government and private enterprise. >> unlike in britain where you have the class system, depending where you went to school and what your parents did and who you were bred into, that is often how you get on in life. in america, i spent four or five years immersing myself in this culture. class system is based on hard work, success and achievement. not surprising to me the people governing the country pander to that by this rhetoric everything has to make a profit. that's the way you have a yardstick of success here, isn't it? >> if you're talking about social mobility, that is always defined as the american dream. the ability of one generation to do better than the generation that spawned them. that was something always quintessentially american. we're tenth in the american dream right now, tenth in social mobility compared to other countries around the world which is like sweden coming in 10th in swedish meatballs. it's inter-u.s. u.s. just a shame. >> and donald trump, i know your views on the presidency campaign were strident. i like him. when he was lashing into china, i thought he misse
of his ceos and now he has to explain all of that to britain's parliament. it's the scandal that prompted this full-page apology in british papers today. rupert murdock promising to make changes in the way his people do business, saying we're sorry. but when we talked to a media analyst in london today, it says parliament doesn't want apologies, it wants to know if reporters were following their boss' personal agenda? >> i think that is the question, that media commentators, competitors and politicians have wanted to ask mr. murdock for 30 years and this is their opportunity to ask it. and it is the bigger, wider question, is there an undue influence between his newspapers and politics and government in this country, or is that a conspiracy theory? >> a nonmurdock friendly crowd met the media mogul when he left a meeting to meet with the family of a murdered teenagers whose phone was hacked by news of the world's reporters. >>> atlanta teachers are accused of fixing the standardized test scores of failing students, the cheating could go back as long as a decade. >>> epic gridlock? massive
headline from one of britain's most fam -dad, why are you getting that? -that's my cereal. is there a prize in there? oh, there's a prize, all right. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope. is it a dinosaur?] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are those great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that c help lower cholesterol. stickers? uh-uh. a superhero? ♪ kinda. [ male announcer ] and we think that's the best prize of all. ♪ >>> despite eye a poor jobs report, the highest unemployment rate in six months, some expect the jobless rate to follow through next year. a poll of economists at the top 20 financial institutions show that most expect the unemployment rate to drop below 9% by the end of the year. some economists say it could drop 8.1% by the end of 2012. friday's job report show 18,000 jobs were added in june, raising unemployment to 9.2%. >>> this morning a i new report shows d.c. is on track to be the number one housing market. the real estate firm clear capital says by year's end home prices in the d.c. region will gain one-third
that went to britain and atlanta, georgia, the company says it's time to focus its growth. beginning with the main office in san francisco. >> we expect that in the next year to two years we would probably grow to 500 people in the u.s. and that doesn't all mean that we can be all in san francisco. we'll probably have satellite centers in austin, new york, chicago, seattle perhaps. >> reporter: the trend is called re-shoring, bringing jobs to the u.s. some of the country's largest companies are doing it. >> there is no one silver bullet on job creation. >> reporter: like general electric. >> we are adding 2500 jurors, here. >> yeah! [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: general motors is another that's shifting some production back home. shipping costs, delivery problems and quality control were all issues these manufacturing giants faced when they shifted production outside the united states. >> we have the high-tech jobs with the volt. >> reporter: for a software company like sourcebits it's an opportunity to be more responsive to customers and to find the best talent. >> today's wo
with great respect for all of you, for parliament, and for all of the people of britain, whom you represent. this is the most mumble day of my career. after all that has happened, i know that we needed to be here today. james and i would like to say how sorry we are for what has happened, especially with regard to listening to the voicemale of victims of crime. my company has 52,000 employees. i have led it for 57 years, and i have made my share of mistakes. i have lived in many countries, employed thousands of honest and hard-working journalists. i own nearly 200 newspapers of very different sizes, and i have followed countless stories about people and families around the world. at no time do i remember being as sickened as when i heard what the dowler family had to endure, which i think was last monday week. nor do i recall being as angry as when i was told that the news of the world could have compounded their distress. i want to thank the dowlers for graciously giving me the opportunity to apologize in person. i would like all the victims of phone hacking to know how completely and deep
again in britain, one day after the news of the world announced it will cease to exist, two former employees of the news of the world have now been arrested. one is a former editor who was later hired as a communications director for the prime minister. something the prime minister now is again coming under fire for. >> the decision was mine and mine alone and i take full responsibility for it. >> reporter: the second person arrested is a report here actually did prison time for phone haqq for news of the world in 2007. the thing is since then and only recently, the allegations have ballooned to include possibly thousands of potential phone hacking victims, including the family of soldiers killed in battle and the family of murder victims. even in one case, the murder victim herself. the government now wants to know has this been going on at other newspapers? why did the original police investigation fail so abysmally in the words of the prime minister? why were police allegedly taking huge payments from journalists, and why did politician who's may have had wind that this was some
with >>> the royals have arrived. britain's prince william and his wife kate got right to work in los angeles. sandra hughes is in los angeles with a preview of the royal couple's very full schedule. sandra. >> reporter: well, you're right about that. it's going to be a working weekend, dana. now, the royal couple was in and out of their business meeting here at the beverly hilton in beverly hills in an hour and were swept away by motorcade with five miles down the road to the consul- general's house where they will freshen up before their next event. >> reporter: prince william and kate touched down in california. they were greeted by governor brown governor kicking off their high-profile american visit. it's also catherine's first time to the united states. the royals were quickly brought to bevel hill for a meeting with businessmen. >> a glimpse of the car would be enough. but if you get to see them, it would be spectacular. >> reporter: they are fresh off a canadian script where they battled in a canoe race and the prince landed a helicopter. the focus in canada was more about ties with the monar
moment. >>> nobody will be sleeping at wimbledon today when britain's anan murray plays a semifinal rival rafael nadal. thth will be very exciting. nadal is just incredible on the court. >> it's going to be a great match. excitement does not describe a new stage production in nearby london. david sillito of the bbc stayed awake long enough to file this report about it. ♪ >> reporter: this takes a little bit of explaining. ♪ >> reporter: the gang of singing octopuses are trying to lull you to sleep. and this is the audience. yes. they really are tucked up in bed in a theater. >> i always fall asleep in the theater. i've slept through so many shows in my time. "the lord of the rings." "oliver." so we thought it might be a nice idea to make a show that's especially for an audience that falls asleep. >> reporter: and instead of seats, the audience has beds. this is where everyone spends the evening and the night. and if i'm going to join them, i'm not allowed to be dressed like this. i've got to wear pajamas. and once you get into bed, the cast has one objective. to give you a good night'
. in fact, he worked for 12 years in various titles of news international, working also in great britain. that included being the -- heading up the publications, including the times, the sunday times, the sun, the news of the world that we've been hearing so much about. so very important here, he served as chairman and chief executive of fox television stations. so we don't know much more about this, other than the fact that right now on the website for "the wall street journal," they are reporting that he is to resign today. and again, this comes on the heels of the resignation of -- i'm sorry, in great britain, of course. >> yeah, the ceo rebecca brooks. rebecca brooks. >> exactly. brooks, thank you very much, who stepped down with a resignation letter, saying that she denies that she was aware of anything that led up to the hacking scandal in the uk, but did step down. but she's a protege of rupert murdoch for many, many years. second bombshell today. also on the heels of the news corporation saying that tomorrow in great britain, it is showing a kbig banner add. this could be one mor
sky television in britain which is controlled by news corp, so those two entities are very important to have the image of impartiality and so far they've done well on that. >> rupert murdoch has given one exclusive international at this point to his own paper "wall street journal." does he need to expand that, does he need to go to someone that's seen as a more impartial paper to tell his story to get this out of the way for him in. >> you're almost asking me to be a crisis consultant and mon what rupert murdoch needs to do but clearly giving an international to "wall street journal" is the safest thing he could do at this point and i don't think people took it as seriously as they might have say if he had gone to "new york times" or "the guardian" which has done excellent coverage in britain. >> he goes to british parliament on tuesday. will he be contrite? what tone will he set? >> yes, this is his contrition tour so he will be contrite, responsive as possible, given his legal exposure, and it will be a whole new rupert murdoch, one that we haven't seen ever, because he's trying to
allegations in the phone hacking scandal in britain. tabloid reporters are accused of targeting the royal flame and a former prime minister and there are questions about why a more thorough investigation was not done. cbs news correspondent elizabeth palmer is in london with more for us today. good morning, elizabeth. >> good morning, chris. well, specifically britain wants to know why the first investigation into the news of the world hacking was shut down after just two people were arrested. which now appears to have been just the tip of the iceberg. senior police officers are being grilled this morning by a government committee. in the hot seat the deputy head of london's police force, john yates, who in 2009 refused to reopen an investigation into the news of the world. a decision he now admits was wrong. >> i would have made different decisions. >> reporter: yesterday "the guardian" newspaper reported there was evidence "the news of the world" had tried to buy a confidential list of the royal familiar lip's phone numbers from some of the police officers detailed to protect them. and
been serious allegations raised in that regard in great britain and there are -- there's an ongoing investigation as is appropriate, there have been members of congress and the united states who have asked us to investigate those same allegations and we are progressing in that regard using the appropriate federal law enforcement agencies in the united states. >> so again, people are saying, too, we shouldn't jump top conclusions. they're looking at one report to see whether these allegations are true. >> i was going to ask you, have there been any details, you talk about 9/11 and phone hacking and people go crazy, have there been any details about what they're talking about? >> there really aren't many details other than this report that was in the british tabloid that, in fact, a former cop, who worked as a private investigator, was asked to hack into the records of 9/11 voice mails and phone records and you all -- we all remember that after 9/11, we heard that, in fact, some of these recordings were made public, but by family members themselves. did other -- did hacking happen as
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in britain. rebekah brooks has reportedly been arrested on suspicion of corruption. she was charged with hacking in the phones of murder victims. and stars. murdoch's son is under investigation for covering up the hacking scandal. >>> a california man was arrested for allegedly making death threats against senator barbara boxer. police say that her office received a series of threatening voice messages this week. the 47-year-old man is being held on $500,000 on bail. he will be in court on tuesday. >>> a colorado woman could face jail tame after an argument at an airport check point turned nasty. the 61-year-old is accused of groping a female tsa agent at phoenix's international airport. she refused to go through screening and grabbed the agent's breast. she's facing one felony account of sexual abuse. >>> in what is believed to be a first, a military contingent marched in a gay pride saturday. 200 active duty troops and veterans marched in san diego's parade wearing t-shirts advertising their branch of service. many came out to show their support for ending don't ask, don't tell. >
washington is being withheld. >>> with the final edition of britain's popular tabloid "news of the world" on stands, rupert murdoch is hoping to limit the damage to his media empire. murdoch arrived in london today. his company's british subsidiary closed "news of the world" after reports the newspaper hacked the phone of a missing teenager who was later found dead. >>> in india 13 cars in a packed train jumped the tracks today. rescue officials confirm 28 deaths already and say that number will likely rise as they search the wreckage. more than 100 people are reported hurt. >>> and the public will have two chances to say good-bye to former first lady betty ford who died friday. the first service will be held tuesday in palm desert, california. the second, two days later in michigan. she will be laid to rest alongside her husband on the grounds of the ford presidential museum in grand rapids. >>> atlantis, welcome to the international space station for the last time. >> so far, so good as the shuttle docks with the international space station. the four astronauts received a hearty welcom
investigations into the matter and proposed tighter rules for britain's free for all press. lesli? >> all right. well, president obama certainly -- says uncertainty over the debt limit is keeping businesses from hiring. he made this comment in response to the latest disappointing unemployment reports. >> today's job report confirms what most americans already know. we still have a long way to go and a lot of work to do to give people the security and opportunity that they deserve. >> today's labor department report revealed employers added the fewest jobs in nine months and the unemployment rate rose to 9.2%. [ bells tolling ] >> wall street did not like the news. unemployment numbers sent stocks lower. the dow dropped 62 points to close the week at 12,657. the nasdaq fell 12 points and the s&p 500 lost nine points. right here, we're tracking the numbers when it comes to rainfall and that is a big deal because flash flooding is going to be an issue. >> it is. more so hail or damaging wind. flash flooding is the main issue with this. we're looking at a flash flood watch until about midnight. s
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's news corporation in connection with the phone hacking scandal in britain. u.s. attorney general eric holder confirmed they are looking into allegations that newscorp employees tried to hack into the telephones of 9/11 victims in the united states. meanwhile, murdoch and his son james will appear before british lawmakers next week. the scandal is widening now to include accusations of eavesdropping and police bribery. murdoch shut down his tabloid "news of the world" newspaper in response to the scandal. >>> osama bin laden was apparently planning for a 9/11 anniversary attack. "the wall street journal" reports bin laden was working to assemble a team of militants. that's according to information obtained in the raid on his compound in may. officials say the plans were only in the discussion phase, and they haven't seen any signs the plot ever went beyond that. >>> 5:07 is the time right now. ahead, the embarrassing mistake ahead, the embarrassing mistake by freight rail delivered caterpillar to peoria more than 100 years ago. and they're still delivering cat machines today. you can f
," the phone-hacking investigation expands from britain to the u.s. why a british actor says he was caught up in the scandal while here in the u.s. >>> then lindsay lohan in trouble again. why the actress says she stopped seeking treatment. >>> subpoenas are being prepared as part of an investigation into claims that news corp. tried to hack into phones of september 11th victims. "the wall street journal," which is owned by news corp., reports the justice department is getting ready to deliver the subpoenas, but there's no word on who will receive them. the fbi opened an investigation into the allegations last week and the senate is considering asking rupert murdoch to come to capitol hill to testify about those claims. >>> the fbi also looking into allegations from actor jude law that the news organization hacked into his cell phone while he was in the u.s. he says that a story published back in 2003 was based on information that could only have been obtained from his voice mail. law is also suing another murdoch paper, "the sun," saying the tabloid hacked into his phone again in 2005 and in
and said, i've got a guy that can do the very thing they're doing over in britain, what would have happened. the editor would have said, what do you think about that? let's do it. let's start with this. i've got a better idea. give me your press card. give me your keys. go down the hall and get your check and never come back. they would have kicked these guys out, which is the thing is what repels me about it because i know great british news men who would never dream of doing that, irish news men in dublin and belfast. they would never do that. >> so when you think of rupert murdoch being the guy in charge of these people and that he's in charge of papers here, what do you think? >> well, i -- if he turned a blind eye to it, if he said, i don't care how they got it, we got it, then he has to examine his own conscience because he was creating a culture of corruption, not petty corruption, not getting two tickets to a ball game or something. major corruption. he should be thinking about what he did to the craft of journalism itself. you and i know people who died practicing this profession.
the a full page apology from rupert murdoch. this apology printed in every newspaper across britain today. rupert murdoch one of the most powerful men in media. he runs fox television, "the wall street journal," 20th century fox. yesterday the chief executive of doung which publishing "the wall street journal" had to resign because he worked here before moving there. all this of course began with the revelations of wrong doing by journalists live listening to people's cell phone messages. this week there have been reporters of the voice mail of 9/11 victims may have been accessed. here the prime minister is under fire because he was so close to murdoch's people. even the police were close to them despite investigating them for what may have been criminal activity. to call this is a crisis does not doth justice. >> amongst all that crisis there's murdoch's son, he issued a statement. james saying quote, the company has made mistakes. it is knoll only receiving appropriate scrutiny but is responding to unfair attacks by setting the record straight. so as we look at this, james murdoch are w
. that was shock and disturbing. it's an indication of quite the depth of anger because what's happened in britain is the public has come to realize that most of their politicians were in the hands of this man that he had enormous influence over them. that he had the power to reward some and punish others that every prime minister really over the past 25 years has felt inclined to visit him, hear what he has to say, take account of his views. and i think when all of this came out and they saw what his news empire was actually doing to ordinary members of the public, the public has erupted. that's why you saw what happened today. i think that -- i wouldn't advise him to walk down the streets in london at the moment on his own. there is a white hot feeling of anger about how families' phones have been hacked of children who are dead of servicemen whose bodies were returned to the united kingdom. whose families phones were allegedly hacked. gordon brown the former prime minister saying that the medical records for his disabled child were stolen by criminals from a london hospital. imagine, the kind o
once again in britain, one day after "the news of the world" announced it will cease to exist, two former employees have been arrested. one is h former editor, later hired as communications director for the prime minister, something the prime minister now is begin coming under fire for. >> the decision to hire him was mine and mine alone. and i take full responsibility for it. >> reporter: the second person arrested is a reporter who actually did prison time for phone hacking at "the news of the world" in 2007. the thing is, since then and only recently, the allegations have ballooned to include possibly thousands of potential phone hacking victims, including the families of soldiers killed in battle and the families of murder victims, even in one case, the murder victim herself. the government now wants to know, has this been going on at other newspapers? why did the original police investigation sail so abysmally in the words of the prime minister? why were police allegedly taking huge payments from journalists, and why did politicians who may have had wind that this is something
would think is illegal. >> that's pretty heinous. and, in fact, it's a huge political issue in britain right now. i think the parents of milly dowler are going to meet with david cameron later this week. >> do these behaviors you describe, does one lead to another? in other words, does paying for photographs and licensing lead to eventually thinking it's okay to hack or was there an absolute line that was crossed? >> well, i mean, if hacking of, you know, politicians might have been a gateway drug as it were to hacking murder victims, and -- i mean, it seems like all bets are off in the uk. there was nothing they wouldn't do. >> for the staffers point of view, i was reading a couple articles, you know, many of them said look, we didn't -- there were a lot of good people here that didn't have anything to do with it and we're out of work now and they're very insensitive that it woman who oversaw the paper rebekah brooks has hung on and has the support of the head honcho rupert murdoch and they're very upset about that. how is its person in charge was able to keep -- her hand in it, keep
broke the story a few weeks ago. my website. basically they are going to fly the flag for britain and pass around the hat for their various charities. prince william is going to play the polo match. they are going to a a new media conference and they are hosting a black tie dinner for the film industry. >> for british film industry. they are coming all this way across the pond and they are only going to be in california. why is that? >> california traditionally royal family goes, queen's visited and -- prince andrew's visit a pew years ago. and -- it is a place where they would like to raise money for their charities also because it is -- very affluent and influential state. they can get hold of moverers and shakers will. >> i got you. they are going to be meeting saturday with a bunch of celebs at the gala. meeting with tom hanks and nicole kidman will be there as well. >> new film desperate to sell as well. >> right. i mean -- lot has been made of this that they are down to earth and really mingle well with people and are a sensation wherever they go. now they are going to be ru
. yesterday britain's prime minister said it wasn't just foot dragging by the police. >> the truth is, to coin a phrase, we've all been in this together, the press, the politicians and leaders of all the passes, yes, including me. >> reporter: while "the news of the world" will print its last edition tomorrow, the fallout from this affair has just begun. on the business side, a multibillion-dollar takeover bid by the murdoch family of a huge satellite television operation here in britain has already been delayed and it could be in serious trouble. russ? >> elizabeth palmer in london, thank you. >>> and joining us from london is steve eulitz and mark lewis, lawyer for the family of 13-year-old milly dowler whose phone was hacked after her murder, the incident that ignited the scandal. nothing is going to bring back their little girl but is the dowler family getting any satisfaction by the fact that "news of the world" is closing? >> there's no really satisfaction. it was cruelty upon cruelty that the announcement of "news of the world" was ceasing without them being warned about this, they tend
along in britain with more sort of suggestions that cameron is under pressure today. he is out country. this story not going away. >> dan rivers, we will keep checking with you. seems there are developments in this story every few hours. >> thanks, dan. >>> there has been a major shake-up in the egyptian government. it is not clear whether it is enough to quiet opposition protesters. egypt's prime minister appointing 14 new cabinet ministers to his cabinet while keeping 13 others in place. they will be sworn into office today. former egyptian president hosni mubarak reportedly slipped into a coma yesterday. the hospital's spokesman tells cnn he has since regained consciousness. >>> hours ago general david petraeus performed his last act as commander of nato forces in afghanistan. he handed off authority to the new komd ander john allen. petraeus is retiring from the army at the end of the month. he will be taking over as director of the cia in september. >> that's right. the government not able to pay its bills is looming large they are morning. the clock ticks towards the deadline. 16
and what to say say at this juncture about britain? >> i can tell. i will have to ask a question return. what did we do wrong to deser it? >> no, i'm asking >> any country gets the media it will put up with. and having worked not just in britain, but in new york and  sydney, there are three quite different types of media. "the new york post" is wild in american terms, but not british terms. in australia, i was censured fo carrying a photograph on page three as it happens in the daily telegraph in sydney of mary poppins coming of the actors -- lie andrews with the headli mary popout. so you -- i have long been a believer -- let's talk about th british public because they think is that we hear, we sit i judgment and we have our middle cut lawyers and we feel that we like responsible, respect globa newspapers. and any man or woman wa foreign news, they want politics, they want him dead analysis. what they want is celebrity journalism and i
in the spirit with an olympiad of a didn't story. this is the annual competition for britain's top chap. this begins with a lighting of the pipe rather than a torch. the whole idea is something they call a a dying breed. it allows chaps to compete without getting sweaty or messing up their pants in their trousers. it includes swaupbterring, swing dancing, drinking martinis and seated tennis. i wonder what you win? >> i could be competitive in two or three of those. i'm a good swanterror. i can even hold a martini on a try and saunter like that. >> it's not a sport my friend. >> it certainly is. >> come on. >> what do you know about sportsmanship? i know nothing. >> that's absolutely right. >> i break into dudley moore and then colonel clink. i say nothing. what i'm talking about next is the high temperatures which are coming back our way. hopefully you enjoy your sunday. it will be almost summer-like around here, and i mean soon. whoever said that "less is more" is more or less mathematically challenged. less isn't more, it's less. and the only thing more than more is a lot more. which
. these attacks are a stark reminder of the threat we all face from terrorism. i have offered britain's help through our intelligence cooperation. president obama was quick to condemn the attacks. he interrupted a meeting with new zealand's prime minister and offered his sorrow for the lives lost. >> i want to personally extend my condolences to the people of norway, and it's a reminder the entire international community has a stake in preventing this kind of terror from occurring, and that we have to work cooperatively together, both with intelligence and in terms of prevention of these kinds of horrible attacks. i remember how warmly the people of norway treated us, and we will provide any support that we can to them as they investigate these occurrences. >> slowly we are learning how horrible of a situation broke out on that island when the suspect started shooting. i interviewed a couple hours ago one of the victims from that island. one man was among the people, and listen to him tell us about how he was shot and his desperate measures trying to survive. >> i am getting very good care f
's progressive. call or click today. >>> britain's royals are helping millions of people celebrate sytoday. the duke and duchess of cambridge attendedn:by citizens ceremonies in the commonwealth just this morning where they pledged their allegiance to queen elizabeth, william's grandmother. they were treated to a carriage ride, a 21-gun salute, and a fly-by from canadian military jets. wherever they go, the royal duo wherever they go, thkát yal duo reception. the crowds love them. i want you to just listen to prince william. >> catherine and i are also thrilled and excited about the prospect of the next eight days. especially of being part of the canadian family. it will be an adventure that we'll never forget. [ speaking french ] 6ñ >> royal watchers describing this qiví( as a home run, but princess catherine seems to have a special way with her well-wishers and her personal style is the talk of the town. the way of the world, everywhere she goes. i want to bring in to talk fashion my dear friend, a friend of our show, monte durham with tlc's "say yes to the dress atlanta." hello
? there will still be 90s today but the trend is to britain temperatures down. there is a decent in the fog. it's already burning off. there will be more sunshine. cooler breezy. next week showing every sign of peaking much cooler. some fog is there. but there's a little bit more of a northerly breeze today. if you don't have anything or much in the way of low clouds or fog, it will be burning off. it will be warm to hot. 60s to 90s. fog on the coast, but i think there will be a lot of sun as well. the tropical clous which have bum around the high-pressure system, an then erupt into thunderstorms in the seer raw an also in southern california, maybe a few leftover today. most of those on the lee is sigh. we shue see a decrease in that over the weekend. 50s an -- we shue see a decrease in that over the week. >>> a little piece of the storm came in yesterday. but a stronger one is moving in. 60 to 70 on the coast. fog, sun, breezy. warm inland. os, 90s. if you are -- 80s, 90s. the mornings get cool. but then 30s an 40s, 80. mostly sunny, partly cloudy. it should be sunny. 90s inland, fog, sun on
, back to you. >> we'll talk to you again shortly. >>> people in britain as you know angry over this whole phone hacking, this tabloid scandal and now they are focusing their anger on rupert murdoch. >> shame on you shame shame on you shame. shame on you! >> shame on you. that's just some of the reaction right now in london over this whole hacking scandal. but murdoch has a new message for some of those upset with him and also some of the victims of the scandal. also, the debt ceiling debate. president obama is now issuing a challenge to republicans. compromise, would you? we've got the republican response. that is next. we're getting close to the top of the hour here on the "cnn of the hour here on the "cnn saturday morning." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com access in an instant every patient's past. and because the whole hospital's working together, there's a family who can breathe easy, right now. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest healthcare questions. and the over 60,000 people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answer
business opportunities for britain in africa forced to defend himself for his close relationship with andy coulson. >> no one argued the work he did for government was inappropriate or bad. report very jamie brooks will answer questions tomorrow before a parliamentary committee. jamie: there is an intense search underway. two people are still missing. their boat capsized in lake michigan. 8 people were onboard that vessel at the time. take a look at video of the race. we are told a good samaritan helped rescue six others. they are searching for the two that are still missing. the crew of a competing book notified the coast guard that the sailboat had capsized. bill: some tall bolts there on lake michigan. we'll reach out to the coast guard and bring them on tv. jamie, just a few of the stories watching so far today on america's newsroom. a moment you will see this. free woman or prisoner for life. casey anthony is out of jail. her acquittal and release are raising serious questions. in the end, where did she go? no one knows. jamie: did democrats stall the debt debate on purpose? not a lot
in britain's phone hacking scandal. this morning, a new arrest in the investigation of a man said to be a former editor of the "news of the world." as pressure grows on rupert murdoch to testify in london and possibly washington. we will the latest on that in a bit. every day, a new development. >> that is right. >> looks like that thing is a thing of the past. we will get to that coming up. >>> first with time running out to increase the debt limit, tensions running high in the ongoing negotiations at the white house. according to republicans, the president abruptly walked out of wednesday's meeting. cbs news congressional correspondent nancy cordes joins us from capitol hill with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. it appears patience is wearing thin in the room where the president is meeting at the white house with eight top congressional leaders. both sides accuse the other of moving the goal posts, of failing to lead, and now it appears the president has had enough. they may have been all smiles at the start of the meeting. but tensions flared after ho
faces the investigative news in britain, critical mass to look into murdoch's companies in the u.s. several lawmakers are calling for investigations into whether murdoch's tabloids hacked the phones of americans. powerful senator jay rockefeller is leading that charge. he's especially concerned over reports that 9/11 victims' phones were rockefeller is lead charge. he is concerned over reports that 9/11 victims were hacked, and his bet is that they will catch criminal stuff. >> you know the federal agencies will be going after this very hard, and we will, too. i mean, this is a -- it's really repugnant, you know, that one man can control so many. >> do you have specific information that americans -- that 9/11 victims had their phones hacked? >> we will find out. >> two victims of 9/11 families are participating. the daily mirror asserted appear new york private investigator said he was asked by news of the world journalists to hack victim's phones but turned down the job. it's not clear if the journalists were after phone records of american or british victims or both. owner of s
that story? who was your source? >> how powerful was rupert murdoch in britain? >> immensely powerful. the view of every prime minister for the last 30 years is no one can get elected without the blessing of the patriarch. >> i would just like to say one sentence. this is the most humble day of my life. >> so today the guy's testifying in front of a committee in parliament and gets hit with a pie. gets hit with a pie. police aren't sure whether it was curly or mo. >> is she or has she left florida? >> i certainly couldn't disclose anything like that. >> she'll probably be able to wrestle out of this about $1 million. >> people may not want to touch casey anthony because they don't want her to profit from what they see as someone who got away with murder. >> very hot today. >> it's too hot. it's so hot. over 100 and something. >> unless we can get humanitarian aid into this part of the world, unless we can scale up our operations to meet the growininneed, this could -- this crisis could turn into a catastrophe. >> it is japan's world cup! >> they'll be able to see how far japan can go,
of a sensational headline. in 2002, britain was riveted by the story of 13-year-old millie dowler who had vanished. this week it was revealed the paper listened to her voice mail, deleting old messages to make room for new ones. that activity gave her family and police hope that she was alive. false hope. millie was later found murdered. and there's more. six years ago, terrorist bombings in london killed 52 people. on this anniversary, grieving families learned the newspaper hacked their cell phones, trolling for intimate details. one of those cell phones belonged to graham fowlkes, who lost his son. >> it's a violation, isn't it. and i -- i still don't know what i think about it. other than i'm really angry. >> reporter: this scandal reaches beyond the murdoch empire. this week it was revealed that london police were selling the paper scoops in exchange for bribes. there are even allegations that the prime minister, a close friend of murdoch, turned a blind eye even though he knew what was going on. there is now an enormous criminal investigation under way. it includes dozens of police investiga
, air brushing is about as american as apple pie but some magazine ads have been banned in britain because of too much air brushing. cbs news correspondent elizabeth palmer has this report from london. >> reporter: beautiful in real life, but on the page, perfect. thanks to a bit of air brushing. these ads for loreal feature julia roberts and chris tirks turlington. they say whatever the before, loreal's makeup could never feature an after like this. >> it was prying to pretend the product would do something it wouldn't. >> reporter: air brushing and enhancement is key to advertising, almost every photo, especially for fashion and cosmetics, is retouched somehow. occasionally there's an uproar, like this cover of kate winslet, back in 2003, that digitally paired away a few pounds and most of her curves. winslet is an unspoke critic of unrealistic public images of women. >> young women in the world today who think that to be successful and to be loved and to be beautiful you have to be thin. now, that's just absurd. >> reporter: but the issue for advertising watchdogs has always bee
at 7:43 with a scandal that is rattling great britain. the popular tabloid newspaper, "the news of the world" is accused of illegally hacking to the cell phones from everyone from kate middleton to murder victims. michelle has the latest on this. good morning. >>> behind the splashy headlines and world exclusives, the biggest scandal right now is at "the world of the news" itself. it's admitted to hacking to celebrities' cell phones in the past. people have gone to prison over this. citizens targeted may be the families of soldiers killed in battle and murder victims. >> just how low will a tabloid go for a big scoop? >> this is disgusting, disgraceful, it could become endemic. it's not just one newspaper group. they've all been at it. >> so appalled, murder victims, terrorist victims who had their phones tapped is quite disgraceful. >> it reached the top of the government over recent allegations and convictions of cell phone hacking in 2005 involving celebrities and the royal house hold. sienna miller was a victim, and hugh grant. >> the popular targets of "the news of the worl
to stay cool. when will it end? al has some answers. >>> all the way to the top. britain's prime minister forced to testify before parliament today in connection with that tabloid phone-hacking scandal. a day after rupert murdoch denied any knowledge of wrongdoing. his testimony interrupted by a protester with a pie. >>> and swept away. three hikers feared dead after reportedly getting caught in a dangerous current and pulled over a big waterfall at yosemite national park. and searchers are out looking for their bodies today wednesday, july 20th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> and i'm ann curry. as you see, it's 76 degrees already at 7:00 a.m. here in new york city. and new york is one of 32 states under a heat advisory warning today. >> i think you can see that shot from above, the haze that's hanging over the city. apparently a lot of the country is trapped inside what people are calling a heat dome. inside that dome temperatures in the 90s and 100s in areas that aren't used
that murdoch chose to save her rather than one of britain's oldest newspapers. at age 80, murdoch's once bulletproof reputation has been shaken. >> the reports that this is the end of murdoch or this is the death of murdoch in a business sense are probably overstated. but it does give one pause to see a scandal of this proportion really spiral out of control. >> reporter: hacking the phones of celebrities and politicians was one thing. but harvesting the grieving voicemails of ordinary people dealing with tragedy triggered an explosion of revulsion that could not be contained. with advertisers abandoning the paper, its closing will put some 200 employees out of work and there are publish reports today that there are more arrests coming, perhaps within days, several investigations now under way. >> nbc's mike taibbi, thanks so much, mike. 7:13. once again here's david. >>> ann, thanks. it is likely to be the number one issue in the 2012 presidential election as we've been talking about it, it is the economy and the struggling job market. both president obama and the republican contenders
that it will take off in time. >>> an arrest in the huge hacking scandal in britain. the news that the world's former editor and the prime minister's former aide. >>> like we told you, we want to start with the jobless numbers. our christine romans, once again, back with us there in new york. let's talk about is this really as bad as it sounds? >> reporter: look. as one economist said, ian sheped heardson said a big bucket of cold water. 18,000 jobs created overall. the estimates ranged from 80,000 to 125,000. market and economists expected more jobs creation than that. when you dig within the numbers you can see government jobs were shed. wow. thousands. 57,000 private sector jobs created but 39,000 government jobs lost. unemployment rate went up. so this tells you, kyra, bottom line, that private companies are not confident to hire in big numbers at all and the government, local and state government, because of budget cuts, continue to slash jobs. this is what the trajectory looks like. we have come from massive job losses there over about a year ago 192,000 four months of bad jobs and the
at least seven others. outrage from britain over this video shown on libyan state television. it was taken at a pro gadhafi rally. the man in the wheelchair is a man convicted in the 1988 bombing of pan am flight 103 over lockerbie, scotland. he was released from a scott turn prison in 2009 on compassionate grounds when doctors said he didn't have long to live. today that medical advice was called "worthless "and his release a great mistake. the recently merged continental and united airlines had to cancel so many flights today because of so many pilots calling in sick. the mysterious epidemic comes as contract negotiations with the pilots union drags on. jeopardy host alex trebek was hurt while chasing a burglar out of his san francisco hotel room. he ruptured his achilles tendon while trying to catch the cull print. lucinda moyers is charged with burglary and receiving stolen property. do you know how old alex trebek is? >> no. how old? >> 71. >> that old? really? he looks great. >> well, he's a crime-fighting dude. >> i can't say the same for the mug shot of that woman. >> looks like li
it was authoritarianism, racism, eugenics, imperialism and outside of france and the united states and britain and a couple of constitutional monarchies and scandinavia you've got rise of authoritarianism three terrapin in the depression obviously in hitler's terminally and miscellany italy but elsewhere, and i do think there is a link that is when you have slow growth you might think everyone will say let's pitch in together and save the nation, but it's not just here, it's most democracies we've had the experience. the horizons contract and the group's, whatever they may be you want to hang on to what you have and the fear that someone else will do better than you and shrinking the economy tends to power politics and its very frightening. >> it's a sort of zero some mentality. bill, to one to that anything? >> we didn't like one another when things were going good. [laughter] and that's because politics now is not based on class trips, it's lifestyle groups and so those relationships have broken. >> i would say the lack of cohesion that i think about is not a function of the economy as much
. taiwan. russia, hong kong. britain. twit ser land and luxembourg. our mountain of debt for the u.s. economy from the business section today. bert from spring borrow ohio. grand bargain. everything back on the table is now back on the front page of the "washington post" this morning? caller: i don't agree with them, with any of the way they're coming up with those ideas. either tax the wealthy or cut government programs. why do they need to do either or? you have a lot of government employees. we're the ones why can't you cut their hours like a regular business would do. these people get sick paid days and all kind of benefits. just cut some of their hours and let's get some of that revenue back going. what's wrong with working half day fridays and just start you know, saving some taxpayers some money? i don't understand it. i didn't vote for any of these people to make tough decisions. i voted for them to make smart decisions. host: thanks for the call. twitter page. the president put anything on the table. republicans are pushing american poor to the brink. crystal on the demo
murdoch's memorable day of testimony, britain's prime minister was verbally hammered in parliament as lawmakers demand answers about his connections to that ongoing phone-hacking scandal. the ripple -- it's every part of life. law enforcement, politics, media, everyone's ensnared in this thing. >> it does seem like there's a lot of favors, a lot of the behind the scenes money passing hands which is why this scandal continues to spread, of course. >> very cozy relationships. >> indeed, that's true. >>> also coming up later this half hour in our "morning papers," a special and personal announcement for our viewers so be sure to stay tuned for that, we'll let you know what's going on behind the scenes. >> we've had several personal announcements on the show. so one more today. we'll get to that the end of the half hour. >>> but we begin with the dangerous heat that has trapped millions of americans in a week-long steam bath. >> we're talking about the sweltering heat wave that is now covering a huge area from texas to georgia. and also from minnesota to maine. abc's t.j. winick has th
gone into retirement. >> could be an emotional experience for some folks. >>> britain's royal couple is in yellow knife this morning. the capital of canada's northwest territories. william and kate's arrival there capped off a busy day on p pnce edward island where they raced each other in dragon boats and kate started major buzz answering one little question. abc's bob woodruff has details. >> reporter: william may be a prince. but he's also a royal air force search and rescue pilot. today he showed off a difficult technique needed in case an engine fails. he sets down, engines forward, then takes off when or if the engines recover. he did that more than half a dozen times. >> the best i've ever seen. can you imagine landing in water? >> reporter: kate got to show off too. when she raced against her own husband in the dragon boat race. >> love princess kate! >> reporter: it looked like the duchess might beat the duke. >> yay! >> reporter: but in the end, h h won. so we called it a tie.e. the question of babies came up again on this trip. william talked about that
, militant nationalism, imperialism. outside of france and the united states and britain and a couple of countries in scandinavia, the rise of radical militarism, obviously in hitler's germany and muss leaney's italy. i think there's a link. when there's slow growth, you'd think everyone would say, let's pitch in together and save the nation. it's not just here in most democracies of which we had the experience, people divide and the subgroups, whatever they may be, you want to hang on to what you have an the fear that someone else will do better than you in a shrinken economy tends to power politics. it's a very frightening -- >> it exacerbates the zero sum mentality. bill, do you want to say something? >> it doesn't relate these days. we didn't like one another when things were going good. that's because politics now is not based on class groups, it's baseden lifestyle groups. and so, you know, those sorts of relationships are broken. >> i would say the kind of -- the lack of cohesion that i worry about is not a function of the economy as much as a function of democracy. when whites
across the world. as of britain's parliament, the result to get to the bottom. phone hacking scandal, they have a summer recess until september 5, but it isn't over for rupert murdoch by a long shot. >> the long-term effect on news corp. are difficult to see. mistakes were clearly made. it's cost him a lot of money. >> reporter: and it may cost more. calpers, the biggest pension fund in the u.s. called for a reform of news corp., for their support, too, from a bigger outside investor, prince al walal who says the company remains a valuable and long-term investment. as to the glimpse of the murdoch marriage provided by wendi's dramatic leap, it revealed more, how they met. >> she interpreted to me as we went around china and, you know, who wouldn't fall in love with a beautiful woman like her? >> reporter: murdoch's marriage grabbed the headlines. murdoch's marriage grabbed the headlines and no one is under any illusions. the substance hasn't changed. murdoch's empire is threatened by the deepening british investigation. >> just the beginying of all of the questions. martin fletcher i
, these messages. ñ÷ñññ >>> back now at 7:50. britain's best-selling tabloid "news of the world" issues the final edition on sunday amid the widening phone hacking scandal. nbc's stephanie goss is in london with the latest. >> rupert murdoch bought "news of the world" but it has been loved by readers and feared by the politicians, celebrities and royals that it has regularly exposed. in its final edition editors asked the reading public not to judge the paper by this scandal but instead by its years in print. with the ink barely dry on the final edition of "the news of the world" rupert murdoch traveled to the uk to manage the damage control personally. on display his so far unqualified support from rebecca brooks, former editor of the paper and now a trusted executive at news corp. smiles for the cameras but calls for hooks to resign are growing louder. one of the most damaging allegations the paper faces is a phone hacking of a 13-year-old murder victim. charismatic redhead was editor of "news of the world "account at the time. >> if she goes that puts a spotlight on rupert murdoch's son james
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